Monthly update 01/10/2020

Monthly update 01/10/2020 I have not made many changes at all this month, the shed was working well apart from one issue where the NodeMCU would get get stuck in an  loop now and again, this would only happen if it was left running for more than a week, I think it may be due […]

Monthly Update 01/09/2020

Monthly update 01/09/2020 My Odroid N2 4GB arrived this month to replace the raspberry pi 3 that was running MQTT and Node Red for the chilli shed. Its is more expensive than the Raspberry Pi 4 but good grief its a fast bit of kit. The main CPU of the N2 is based on big.Little […]

Monthly update 01/08/2020

Monthly update 01/08/2020 Well, a lot has happened this month. Firstly, I made another big mistake this month, the mistake I made was the incorrect ratio of liquid fertiliser to water I mixed together. I miscalculated the ratio of liquid fertiliser to water and caused some damage to the chillis. The symptoms started showing a […]

Monthly Update 28/06/2020

Monthly update 28/06/2020 I am starting to believe I have the settings dialled in perfectly on the control system. My chilli plants are growing fast and looking great. There is still an ongoing issue with high temperatures during really hot days even in England. I think the only way to rectify this maybe to look into […]

Automatic Window opener

Automatic window opener Although I live in England the inside of the shed is still getting to hot. Up until now I have been manually opening the windows on the shed to let a little air in. Thats is just too much effort for a lazy gardener like myself. Looking online I found what I […]